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Special Committee to Appoint a Merit Commissioner

 

 

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The Legislative Assembly establishes special committees to select and unanimously recommend the appointment of Statutory Officers. On June 2, 2022, the Legislative Assembly appointed the Special Committee to select and unanimously recommend the appointment of a Merit Commissioner, pursuant to the Public Service Act [R.S.B.C. 1996, c. 385].

The Special Committee agreed to conduct an open, competitive process for the position, and issued a public call for applications on Monday, September 26, 2022. The deadline to apply is Monday, October 24, 2022. For more information about this position, please see the advertisement.

Terms of Reference

On June 2, 2022, the Legislative Assembly agreed that a Special Committee be appointed to select and unanimously recommend to the Legislative Assembly the appointment of an individual to hold office as the Merit Commissioner for the province of British Columbia, pursuant to section 5.01 of the Public Service Act (R.S.B.C. 1996, c. 385). 

That the Special Committee shall have the powers of a Select Standing Committee and in addition be empowered to: 

  1. appoint of its number, one or more subcommittees and to refer to such subcommittees any of the matters referred to the Special Committee and to delegate to the subcommittees all or any of its powers except the power to report directly to the House; 

  2. sit during a period in which the House is adjourned, during the recess after prorogation until the next following Session and during any sitting of the House; 

  3. adjourn from place to place as may be convenient; and d.retain such personnel as required to assist the Special Committee. 

That the Special Committee report to the House as soon as possible; and that during a period of adjournment, the Special Committee deposit its reports with the Clerk of the Legislative Assembly, and upon resumption of the sittings of the House, or in the next following Session, as the case may be, the Chair present all reports to the House.

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Special Committee to Appoint a Merit Commissioner
c/o Parliamentary Committees Office
Room 224, Parliament Buildings
Victoria, BC V8V 1X4
Canada

Phone: 250-356-2933 (collect) or 1-877-428-8337 (toll-free)
Fax: 250-356-8172
Email: ClerkComm@leg.bc.ca

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